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Saturday, February 5, 2011

Clijsters Bring Belgium 2-0 Superior

Belgium, which is incorporated in the World Group I, swept two games the first day of the championship women's Fed Cup tennis team in Antwerp on Saturday (5/2/11). Host a 2-0 lead over the United States, thanks to the donated points Yanina Wickmayer and 2011 Australian Open champion, Kim Clijsters.

Wickmayer, which appears in the inaugural match, did not meet the constraints for-Sands beat Bethanie Mattek 6-1, 7-6 (8 / 6). After that, Clijsters won straight sets 6-0, 6-4 win over Melanie Oudin, who ensures Belgium a 2-0 lead.

Upon this result, Belgium had the upper hand and only need one more point to beat the U.S., which is not reinforced Williams sisters, Venus and Serena, because of injury. This opportunity is very large, because on Sunday (6/2/11), turn Clijsters who met Oudin and Wickmayer face Mattek-Sands.

Surprises in Australia

In other first round match that took place in Hobart, Australia, there are two surprises, when the host against Italy. At the first party, Jarmila Groth give 1-0 advantage for Australia, after a surprise defeat at the French Open champion who is the world's number four player, Francesca Schiavone, with a 6-7 (4 / 7), 6-3, 6-3.

With this capital, Australia has achieved profit since the second party, they lose a player who is also the world's number five runner-up French Open, Samantha Stosur. But the results were unexpected, because even defeated Stosur 6-7 (5 / 7), 7-6 (7 / 5), 4-6 Flavia Pennetta of, so that Italy, who is a defending champion, could be evened the score 1 - 1.

Thus, the two parties on Sunday will be very stressful. Moreover, in the first fight will be met Schiavone and Stosur, who is a French Open final repeat 2010 when Schiavone became the winner.

Clijsters Bring Belgium 2-0 Superior Rating: 4.5 Diposkan Oleh: Admin


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